Women’s basketball blasts Alabama State, 86-42, in NCAA first round
By Steve Lansdale
AUSTIN, Texas — Sophomore forward Ariel Atkins scored a game-high 15 points, leading four Longhorns scoring in double figures, to help lead the University of Texas women’s basketball team to an easy 86-42 victory over Alabama State in the first round of the NCAA women’s basketball championship at the Frank Erwin Center.
Texas head coach Karen Aston understandably found a lot to like in her team’s performance.
"I thought our team